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Webinar: Huda Zoghbi explores biology of Rett syndrome

 /  30 September 2015
The Presenter
Presenter
Huda Zoghbi
Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

On 30 September, Huda Zoghbi presented data from mouse studies that have helped identify the brain cells involved in Rett syndrome, an autism-like neurodevelopmental disorder. She also discussed how research in people can reveal the functions of MeCP2, the primary gene linked to the disorder.

You can watch a complete replay of the webinar above.

Use the comments section below to submit questions we didn’t have time to discuss during the Q&A session or to pose follow-up questions for Zoghbi.

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